Anti-Aging Drinks You'll Actually Like
It’s time to drink...healthy! We all know the benefits of drinking water, orange juice and milk, but when it comes to other juices and drinks, the benefits are not so clear. This is especially true when it comes to anti-aging benefits. It's time to put down the glass of water and pick up something that will help fight those wrinkles. Here are some healthy drinks that not only help fight aging but are also super delicious.
This tart yet sweet drink contains lycopene, which according to a study, is a carotenoid that keeps skin smooth. Plus, it’s what makes the juice that pretty pink!
Cocoa holds lots of flavanols, which helps preserve the function of blood vessels. As a result, this helps lower the risk of type 2 diabetes, dementia and high blood pressure. To see cocoa's benefits in action, check out the Kuna people of the San Blas islands of Panama who drink up beverages made with cocoa and have nine times less the rate of heart disease than their mainland peers.
This beloved morning drink is a winner, and not just because of its high caffeine content. Coffee also contains age-fighting antioxidants that help protect the body from damage and other diseases.
This dairy alternative helps preserve collagen that firms the skin. This was discovered in a study which found that mice fed soymilk and then exposed them to UV light had fewer wrinkles and smoother skin than the regular mice.
It’s all about Luteolin when it comes to carrot juice. This ingredient is a flavonoid that reduces inflammation which helps prevent aging in the brain. Luteolin can also be found in a range of vegetables and herbs, including celery and thyme.
If you hate the bitter taste of a cup of coffee, there’s an alternative for you. Tea offers a number of anti-aging benefits like the polyphenols in green tea that help repair cell damage, aging and even dead skin cells.
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